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FBI Has Named Hacker allegedly responsible for The Fappening Leaks

FBI Has Named Hacker allegedly responsible for The Fappening Leaks

January 18, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Remember The Fappening incident? Took place in mid-2014, in the incident, anonymous hackers flooded the Internet with private nude p...
26-Year-Old Hacker Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison

26-Year-Old Hacker Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison

January 11, 2016Wang Wei
A 26-year-old hacker has been sentenced to 334 years in prison for identity theft as well as mass bank fraud in Turkey, or in simple wor...
Another ISIS Hacker Killed by U.S Drone Strike in Syria

Another ISIS Hacker Killed by U.S Drone Strike in Syria

January 03, 2016Mohit Kumar
A British-educated businessman who later joined Islamic State (ISIS) militant group in Syria has been killed in a US drone strike. ...
FBI Director Asks Tech Companies to At least Don't Offer End-to-End Encryption

FBI Director Asks Tech Companies to At least Don't Offer End-to-End Encryption

December 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
FBI declared War against Encryption. Encryption is defeating government intelligence agencies to detect terrorist activities and aft...
China — OPM Hack was not State-Sponsored; Blames Chinese Criminal Gangs

China — OPM Hack was not State-Sponsored; Blames Chinese Criminal Gangs

December 03, 2015Mohit Kumar
In the most surprising manner, the Chinese government said it arrested criminal hackers behind the massive cyber attack on US Office of ...
Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

November 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
That's a lot of Login credentials fetch by a single hacker. The FBI believes a single hacker who goes by the moniker Mr.Grey ha...
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm, aka Anakata, Released from Prison

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm, aka Anakata, Released from Prison

September 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg , the co-founder of the notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay , has been released from a Sweden prison f...
These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

September 07, 2015Khyati Jain
In Part I of this  two-part series from The Hacker News , the First Four list of Top Brutal Cyber Attacks shows that whoever you are, ...
These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part I

These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part I

September 07, 2015Khyati Jain
If you believe that your organization is not at real risk of cyber attack, then you are absolutely wrong. Incidents of massive data br...
Hacking Team: We're Victim of a Criminal Cyber Attack

Hacking Team: We're Victim of a Criminal Cyber Attack

July 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Hacking Team , the Italy-based spyware company that sells spying software to law enforcement agencies worldwide, says the company has al...
These Are The FBI's Most Wanted Hackers — Total $4.2 Million Reward

These Are The FBI's Most Wanted Hackers — Total $4.2 Million Reward

July 01, 2015Mohit Kumar
The US State Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are willing to pay a total $4.2 Million for information leading to the ...
Europol Arrests Gang Behind Zeus And SpyEye Banking Malware

Europol Arrests Gang Behind Zeus And SpyEye Banking Malware

June 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The Law enforcement agencies from six different European countries have taken down a major Ukrainian-based cyber criminals gang suspecte...
Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison

Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison

May 29, 2015Mohit Kumar
Ross Ulbricht , the alleged founder and mastermind of the infamous online black marketplace Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in pri...
Got a Smartphone with Android 4.3 or earlier? No WebView Vulnerability Patch for You

Got a Smartphone with Android 4.3 or earlier? No WebView Vulnerability Patch for You

January 14, 2015Mohit Kumar
Owning a smartphone running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean or an earlier versions of Android operating system ?? Then you are at a great risk,...
FBI Seize Silk Road 2.0 Servers; Admin Arrested

FBI Seize Silk Road 2.0 Servers; Admin Arrested

November 06, 2014Mohit Kumar
The authorities of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation have announced that they have arrested " Silk Road 2.0 " operator ...
Malicious Google DoubleClick Advertisements Distributed Malware to Millions of Computers

Malicious Google DoubleClick Advertisements Distributed Malware to Millions of Computers

September 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Cyber criminals have exploited the power of two online advertising networks, Google's DoubleClick and popular Zedo advertising agen...
Harkonnen Operation — Malware Campaign that Went Undetected for 12 Years

Harkonnen Operation — Malware Campaign that Went Undetected for 12 Years

September 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A huge data-stealing cyber espionage campaign that targeted Banks, Corporations and Governments in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria for...
Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

September 09, 2014Wang Wei
Researcher has discovered a new Timing attack that could unmask Google users under some special conditions. Andrew Cantino, the vice...